“Life Size Candyland Game” Held at Clark Public Library Last Week

August 13, 2018

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Public Library held their first-ever “Life Size Candyland Game” for members of their summer reading program last Thursday evening. More than 70 young readers signed up to participate, according to Children’s Librarian Dierdre Morley.

“Life-size games are popular at libraries,” said Morley, who organized the event along with library ...

SLIDESHOW: Say it Isn't So - Clark Summer Recreation Camp Comes to the End of Another Season

CLARK, NJ – Six fun-filled weeks at Clark’s Summer Recreation Camp came to a loud and carnival-like close on Thursday.  Music, ice cream, dancing and lots of water activities marked the end of another season of a local summer tradition.

“These six weeks just flew by,” said Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo.  “It has been a delightful summer.  The ...

Early Rains Could Not Dampen the Mood of National Night Out in Clark

CLARK, NJ - A fast-passing thunderstorm brought drenching rains to the start of National Night Out in Clark Tuesday.  The wet beginnnings did nothing to diminish the fun, festivities and spirit of the remainder of the evening.

The event was moved to the grounds of the Clark Recreation Center this year allowing for a greater offering of activities.  As the community has come to expect ...

Clark Recreation Camp Celebrates Beach Week

CLARK, NJ - It is Beach Week at Clark Summer Recreation Camp.  Campers are enjoying all the fun of summer close to home during this fifth week.   

Campers have had fun with Circus Time, The Game Truck, Shark Attack, Extreme Surfboard, obstacle challenges, an illusionist, tattoos, face painting, bumper cars and there is still more to come.  Thursday is set to ...

Clark Police Department Wins BBQ Cookoff Competition By One Vote

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Police Department has emerged victorious as the winner of the “Clark PD vs Clark FD BBQ Cook-Off,” edging out the Fire Department by just one vote. After all votes were counted, the Police Department earned 469 votes while the Fire Department earned 468, according to Clark Police Chief Pedro Matos.

Today’s cookoff, held at the Clark Recreation ...

Clark Summer Recreation Camp Rounds Out Week Four With Tons of Fun

CLARK, NJ - Clark Summer Recreation Camp is closing out its fourth week with no sign of the activities and entertainment slowing down.   Camp has been averaging 700 children per day according to Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo. 

Recently the campers were entertained with Human Hamster Balls, Kona Ice, Bubble Balling, a petting zoo and even the ...

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Longtime Clark Photographer Carl Frank

CLARK, NJ – When Carl Frank was growing up during the Great Depression, neighbors would knock on the door of his childhood home asking if his mother, Barbara, could spare some coffee. Barbara would respond warmly, letting them in for coffee and conversation.

This kind, giving spirit, instilled in Carl at a young age, would guide him throughout all of his 97 years. Described by his ...

Clark's ALJ HS Track is Temporarily Closed to the Community

CLARK, NJ - The Clark School District and Police Department have issued multiple alerts to the community indicating that the Arthur L. Johnson High School Track is closed for resurfacing.  According to the announcement, the track is estimated to be closed for two weeks.   

No one is permitted on the track or turf field while this project is being ...

Clark Recreation Summer Camp Has Record-Breaking Attendance This Year

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Recreation Summer Camp this year has experienced its highest attendance this year, according to Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo. Over 700 children have attended each day of the camp, which is currently in its second week.

“I’m thrilled with the record-breaking attendance this year,” Bernardo, who oversees the program, told TAPinto Clark.

UNICO Celebrates 40 Years in Clark

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Chapter of UNICO recently held its 40th Anniversary Celebration with a gala dinner.   Over 100 members and guests gathered to commemorate the event and recognize the work of the organization.

The evening was filled with music, speeches, memories, special guests and a proclamation from Mayor Sal Bonaccorso.  An extensive display of UNICO ...

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